Swiss actor, Bruno Ganz, who portrayed Adolf Hitler in Oscar-nominated film Downfall died of cancer at his home in Zurich on Saturday aged 77. He had been active in German language theatre, film and television for more than 50 years.
Nadav Lapid's Synonyms, a movie about a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and is determined to put his homeland behind him, won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear award on Saturday.
Period. End of Sentence. has earned a Oscar nomination in the Documentary Short category. In the Indian context, Period. End of a Sentence. is another attempt at making periods a taboo-free subject and the film does the job well.
Titled Watergate — Or: How We Learned to Stop an Out of Control President, it features extensive interviews with surviving players of the 1970s scandal and material from the tapes made by President Richard Nixon.
What She Said, a documentary on the life and work of film critic Pauline Kael, leads you down many thought-provoking paths, not the least of which is examining the role of the critic in today’s day and age.
The Indian Express caught up with the team of upcoming Bollywood film Gully Boy at the ongoing Berlin Film Festival. In a detailed chat, stars of the film Ranveer Singh, Alia Bhatt, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar and producer Ritesh Sidhwani explain what drew them to the project.
Palekar and Gokhale addressed reporters in Pune Sunday in the backdrop of the incident on Friday when his speech, as chief guest at the inauguration of a retrospective of artist Prabhakar Barve, was interrupted by organisers when he started voicing critical opinion about recent changes in the gallery’s administration.
At the opening of an exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) Amol Palekar was interrupted repeatedly by people like Suhas Bahulkar (artist and former chairman of the advisory committee in Mumbai), and the show curator Jesal Thacker.
In his speech, Amol Palekar expressed his concern over policy changes that will give the Ministry of Culture at the Centre the sole right to decide the contents and themes of exhibitions to be held at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Mumbai and Bengaluru.